Aug 16, 2021

Western & Southern Open - Cincinnati

United States

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WTA Cincinnati Open live scores, results today, draws

Cincinnati Masters will take place from August 14 to August 22, 2021, in Mason, Ohio. The hard-court tournament started 121 years ago, and these days it is a Premier 5 event on the WTA Tour.

Cincinnati Tennis Open 2021 Outlook

The 2021 edition of the Cincinnati Open will welcome back the best of the best in female tennis on US soil once again. The tournament will take place about a week before the Grand Slam US Open event starts.

As such, the Cincinnati Open scores will be a nice indicator of the form that players will take into the US Open.

So which WTA stars will get the best Cincinnati tennis results in 2021, and who will ultimately win the tournament?

Victoria Azarenka won her second Cincinnati title when she triumphed over Naomi Osaka in 2020, and she will try to be in the top contenders in 2021 as well.

However, if Azarenka's first Cincinnati triumph in 2013 was not a surprise, her 2020 triumph was her first title after 2016 and was more of a fluke than anything else.

That's why it might be smarter to back last year's finalist, Osaka and not Azarenka if you are a betting man. Osaka will try to make amends for her final loss, which came after she withdrew from the game due to a hamstring injury, and is guaranteed to fight for every ball. Kiki Bertens, Simona Halep, and 2019 winner Maddison Keys are also in contention to win.